2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 902. Evidence — judicial notice.
902.03 County and municipal ordinances; administrative rules of state and federal agencies.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 902.03 (2017)

902.03 County and municipal ordinances; administrative rules of state and federal agencies.

(1) The courts of this state, including the court of appeals and the supreme court, shall take judicial notice of:

(a) County and municipal ordinances in those counties in which the particular court has jurisdiction; and

(b) All rules of state agencies which have been published in the Wisconsin administrative code or register and all orders of such agencies.

(2) The courts of this state, including the court of appeals and the supreme court, may take judicial notice, if requested by a party and supplied with the necessary information, of all rules and orders of federal agencies.

History: Sup. Ct. Order, 59 Wis. 2d R1, R40 (1973); 1977 c. 187; 1993 a. 246.

The failure of counsel to obey a court order to produce a certified copy of a county ordinance was not reversible error. Krauza v. Mauritz, 78 Wis. 2d 276, 254 N.W.2d 251.

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